Malayalam Mission UK's Sugathanjali Poetry Competition winners announced; Global final on March 6 and 7
Abraham Kurian LONDON March 5: The winners of the poetry competition titled Sugathanjali, conducted by Malayalam Mission UK's Chapter, was announced recently. The competition was named after Indian poet Late Sugathakumari. The Poetry Competition were held for students of study centers under the Malayalam Mission UK Chapter to participate in a global poetry competition organized in honour of Late Sugathakumari. Anne Elizabeth Joby and Aaron Thomas from Basingstoke Malayalam School, South East Region won first and second place respectively in the junior and senior categories. Malavika Harish from Kerala School Coventry in the Midlands Region won the third place. Bhavana Usha Binuj from Yorkshire and Humber Region Sameeksha Malayalam School Newcastle won first place in the senior category. Krish Milan of Manchester Malayalam School from North Region came second and Sharda Pillai of West Sussex Hindu Samajam Malayalam School in South East Region came third. The first and second place winners in each category will be eligible to represent the Malayalam Mission UK Chapter in the global competition to be held on March 6 and 7. The UK Chapter officials informed the winners selected from the UK of the details of their participation in the global competition. The competition was hosted under the responsibility of President of the UK Chapter of the Sugathanjali Poetry Competition CA Joseph, Secretary Abraham Kurian, Regional Coordinators Basil John, Ashiq Mohammad, Janesh Nair, Jayaprakash SS, Renchu Pillai, Jimmy Joseph and the teachers and parents who coached the children. The judges said that all the children who participated in the competition were of high standard and although they were children living in the UK. Sugathakumari Teacher's Malayalam poems were sung fluently. The Malayalam Mission Director congratulated the winners and participants of the Sugathanjali Inter-Chapter Poetry Competition and specially congratulated the organizers and all the Chapter Officers for announcing the results of the competition within the stipulated time. CA Joseph, President, UK Chapter and Abraham Kurian, Secretary, UK Chapter announced the award and certificate for the winners.